In Tomatoes: A Savor the South Cookbook, food writer Miriam Rubin gives this summer fruit the passionate portrait it deserves, exploring the tomato's rich history in Southern culture and inspiring home cooks to utilize them in a variety of ways. The book provides 50 vibrant recipes, useful cooking tips, lively lessons on history, cultivation, and preserving, and variations for year-round enjoyment of the tomato.
Beard on Books is an ongoing monthly literary series featuring readings and discussions with some of the food world’s most celebrated authors. Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino waters, Lavazza Coffee, tea from Tea Forté, and Valrhona Chocolate will be served. Sweets provided by Three Tarts. Guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Suggested donation $20. Free admission for students.